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Worn Out Tire Tread?


Tire tread is one of those things we sometimes tend to overlook when it comes to vehicle maintenance which is unfortunate since it is the one thing connecting us to the road. Especially with the long, cold winter just around the corner, you need to make sure that your tires have the right tread on them to keep you as safe as possible.

Just how long does your tread need to be? Some like to use the penny test as the measure, but in reality, that is far too short. In tests run in 2013, they found that the difference…
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Windshield Wiper Fluids and Enhanced Safety


Any job that's worth doing is worth doing the right way. People all know and understand that. If you're going to be cleaning the windshield to your vehicle, you need to be smart and practical. That means that you need to avoid the use of water. Water lacks the solvents that take windshield wiper fluids to the next level. If you want to use something that can expertly do away with frustrating dead insects, you need windshield wiper fluid. Windshield wiper fluid can make persistent and lingering debris seem like a memory from long ago....
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Get Prepared Now Before Heading Out for Your Holiday Road Trip

Don't just get the family in the car this year and head out for that long holiday journey without preparing first. There are a few things you can do right now that will have a huge positive impact on your travels. Take these tips from our team at Lithia Mazda of Fresno into account before your next trip!

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Understanding the Total Cost of Car Ownership

When people are on the hunt for their next vehicles, the most common thing on their minds is the vehicle's price. However, there are many additional expenses that come with car ownership that people don't often consider. In addition to your monthly payments, you also need to account for things like maintenance repairs, fuel costs, insurance costs and more. Without considering these things, you cannot get a realistic idea of your car's true cost.

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What's the Difference Between a Moonroof and a Sunroof?

Sometimes moonroofs are called sunroofs and vice versa, but there are actual differences between the two that many people aren't aware of. A moonroof consists of a panel of tinted glass, which is actually a window that is placed on the roof of your car. A sunroof includes a metal panel that can retract into or above the roof. 

 

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Kelley Blue Book Reviews the 2017 Mazda CX-5

 

If you're looking for a compact crossover and have not yet done a deep-dive into the Mazda CX-5, you're in for a treat. With available features like heated rear-seats, MAZDA CONNECT infotainment software, and a blind-spot information system, this new Mazda vehicle is ready for whatever you bring its way. Plus, it's available in four trim levels to suit bargain-hunters and luxury lubbers alike. These trims are Sport, Touring, Grand Select, and Grand Touring.

 

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Make Sure Your Repairs Last By Using Genuine Mazda Parts

 

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When you have an at-home repair on deck for your Mazda, what parts do you use? Do you take a risk by using aftermarket parts? Or do you make sure your repair lasts by using genuine Mazda parts? The next time you get ready to work on your own vehicle in Fresno, order genuine Mazda parts from our Mazda Parts Center.

What makes genuine Mazda parts so much better than aftermarkets? It's because the quality of aftermarket parts is rarely consistent.

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Edmunds.com and Parents Magazine Include the Mazda CX-5 on Their List of the 10 Best Family Cars of 2017

Finding a spacious and comfortable ride for your family is no longer a challenge. All you need to do is experience the 2017 Mazda CX-5, named a Best Midsize Crossover on Edmunds.com and Parents Magazine's list of the 10 Best Family Cars of 2017. You can experience the new Mazda CX-5 now at Lithia Mazda of Fresno.

What sets the Mazda CX-5 apart as a stellar family midsize crossover? Edmunds.com and Parents Magazine love the quiet and gentle ride on the highway, especially helpful for those moments you need some extra help getting the kids to sleep…

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